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A game-based working memory intervention for deaf children

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Working memory (WM) is the ability to keep information in mind and use this information to guide behavior in the absence of external cues. This ability is required in a variety of school tasks and is therefore an important cognitive skill for educational success. Children who have difficulties in learning mathematics in primary school have lower scores in WM tasks (Gathercole and Pickering, 2000; Pickering and Gathercole, 2001; Passolunghi and Siegel, 2003; Barrouillet and Lépine, 2005). WM i...

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10.1007/978-3-642-33814-4_4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Volume:
280 CCIS
Pages:
31-39
Publication date:
2012
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ISSN:
1865-0929
URN:
uuid:b4460888-7374-43d8-b930-e20ef36a1fc7
Source identifiers:
364425
Local pid:
pubs:364425
ISBN:
9783642338137

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